Hill+Knowlton Strategies is pleased to announce that Mathijs Peters has joined the Brussels office as a Director.

His arrival to H+K will bring extensive knowledge of EU policy making, gathered in both the private and public sector, as well as experience in corporate and crisis communication. Mathijs advises clients on a wide range of issues in FMCG, food and beverages, retail and distribution, health and consumers. Mathijs speaks Dutch, English, German and French.

Before joining H+K, Mathijs was a Director in the Corporate Affairs department of Philip Morris International in Brussels and Antwerp. Prior to that, Mathijs worked in the press office of METRO Group in Düsseldorf, the Brussels representative office of Royal Ahold and the office of a Dutch Member of the European Parliament. In his role at H+K, Mathijs will build on his experience in communications and the global FMCG sector.

Mathijs Peters said: “I am thrilled to join this highly reputable firm and look forward to working for a range of clients and sectors building on my previous assignments as an in-house public affairs professional.”

Thomas Tindemans, CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies Belgium welcomes Mathijs Peters to the team: “Mathijs brings us his vast expertise in dealing with the most challenging public affairs and communications issues to further strengthen the integrated service we offer our clients.  The Brussels H+K team continues to grow and with Mathijs on board we can handle the most complex matters in an ever broader range of sectors.  Building on his previous professional activities in Germany and the Netherlands, Mathijs will also play a pivotal role in reinforcing our connections with our offices across the H+K network.”